When comparing Bitwig Studio vs Magix Music Maker, the Slant community recommends Bitwig Studio for most people. In the question“What are the best DAWs?” Bitwig Studio is ranked 5th while Magix Music Maker is ranked 30th.
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Pro Very intuitive/user-friendly
Pro Cross platform and highly compatible
The Bitwig DAW runs on Mac, PC, and, Linux. This DAW also has the distinction of being one of the only DAWs that can run 32 bit and 64 bit plugins at the same time.
Pro Supports multiple midi instruments on one track
Being able to add multiple midi instruments on the same track is a nice feature. It allows for much easier setup for VSTs like Cthulhu. It's also nice to be able to have multiple instruments setup that can be toggled.
Pro Supports expressive MIDI - MPE
Makes use of the Seaboard, Linnstrument, Continuum and other modern expressive controllers.
Pro Highly modular
Pro Easily extendable with new samples, plugins and VST instruments
MAGIX regularly releases new sample libraries (Soundpools), live sets and VST instruments, as well as new plugin integrations.
Pro MAGIX Magazine & Community
MAGIX Magazine has great articles and the Community is friendly.
Pro Excellent VST instruments
Very high quality sound and varying VST instruments.
Pro Constantly updated
MAGIX constantly updates all its software and listens to the community.
Pro There IS a very good free version
MAGIX recently released a free version of it that is excellent and not crappy like others. It has most music creation features of the premium version, but only some basic VSI and sample library (both things easily extendable with MAGIX store's rich packages).
Pro Music video full integration
With Premium version, you can add video and synchronize lyrics to your music video productions. Even better if you use along any of MAGIX pro video editors.
Pro Easy to learn & use
It's very easy to learn your way through and master it.
Pro Great interface
The interface is very clear, which makes it fast to create and easy to learn.
Pricey in comparison with other major DAWs.
Con Unreliable for professional production
Full of random bugs. Bad performance when using many tracks.
Con Very buggy
Con Very bad performance when working with several tracks
Con UI gets frozen, VSTs crash all the time
Very frustrating to work with.
Con MIDI Sync
The Bitwig DAW is still very new, and currently can only act as a MIDI sync master, but not a slave.
Con It can go heavy on your system
Sometimes it can become quite heavy on your system and randomly crash.